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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Prenatal Classes (Overview)

Birthing classes are an essential part of a good pregnancy experience. The classes will not only teach you techniques on how to deal with the pain associated with labor and delivery, but also about proper diet and exercise during your pregnancy. It is a great opportunity for bonding with your partner as well as meeting other people that are experiencing many of the same physical and emotional changes that are related to pregnancy and a new baby.


Dr. Zahid Niazi
5 doctors shared insights

Prenatal Classes (Overview)

Birthing classes are an essential part of a good pregnancy experience. The classes will not only teach you techniques on how to deal with the pain associated with labor and delivery, but also about proper diet and exercise during your pregnancy. It is a great opportunity for bonding with your partner as well as meeting other people that are experiencing many of the same physical and emotional changes that are related to pregnancy and a new baby.


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What are the benefits of taking a birthing class?

What are the benefits of taking a birthing class?

Educate yourself: Many couples enjoy taking a prenatal childbirth class. There are so many changes both physical and emotion during pregnancy. Delivery can be scary too. Classes help you prepare for what is to come. It can help with anxiety. You will learn what to expect during the delivery and help you prepare to take care of your little one. Classes also help get the dad involved. I highly recommend attending. ...Read more

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34 weeks pregnant and woke up feeling like I am full of energy. Prenatal class teacher had mentioned it to be a sign of pre term labour, is this true?

34 weeks pregnant and woke up feeling like I am full of energy. Prenatal class teacher had mentioned it to be a sign of pre term labour, is this true?

Not really: You may be feeling the positive effects of exercising while pregnant. If you are concerned about any unusual symptoms call your doctor. ...Read more

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What are prenatal exercise classes?

What are prenatal exercise classes?

Prenatal exercises: Maintaining a regular exercise routine throughout your pregnancy can help you stay healthy and feel your best. Regular exercise during pregnancy can improve your posture and decrease some common discomforts such as backaches and fatigue. There is evidence that physical activity may prevent gestational diabetes, relieve stress, and build more stamina needed for delivery. ...Read more

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How safe is prenatal yoga class?

How safe is prenatal yoga class?

Quite.: Prenatal stretching and yoga classes should be a safe activity for most pregnant women without physical disabilities. Non-contact, low impact sports and activities such as stationary bike, treadmill, walking and swimming are ideal during pregnancy to maintain muscle tone and keep the cardiovascular system in good shape in anticipation of labor and delivery. ...Read more

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Is prenatal yoga class recommended?

Is prenatal yoga class recommended?

Sure.: Prenatal stretching and yoga classes should be a safe activity for most pregnant women without physical disabilities. Non-contact, low impact sports and activities such as stationary bike, treadmill, walking and swimming are ideal during pregnancy to maintain muscle tone and keep the cardiovascular system in good shape in anticipation of labor and delivery. ...Read more

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Prenatal yoga classes in any way risky?

Prenatal yoga classes in any way risky?

Not really.: Prenatal stretching and yoga classes should be a safe activity for most pregnant women without physical disabilities, provided they are well supervised. Non-contact, low impact sports and activities such as stationary bike, treadmill, walking and swimming are ideal during pregnancy to maintain muscle tone and keep the cardiovascular system in good shape in anticipation of labor and delivery. ...Read more

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I was planning on attending one of those prenatal yoga classes but have no idea about training of instructor?

I was planning on attending one of those prenatal yoga classes but have no idea about training of instructor?

It's OK.: Prenatal stretching and yoga classes should be a safe activity for most pregnant women without physical disabilities, provided they are well supervised. Non-contact, low impact sports and activities such as stationary bike, treadmill, walking and swimming are ideal during pregnancy to maintain muscle tone and keep the cardiovascular system in good shape in anticipation of labor and delivery. ...Read more

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What happens if u ate the prenatal alott ?

What happens if u ate the prenatal alott ?

One per day : Just take one prenatal vitamins today. You do not need to take more. Your body can't absorb more so take extra doesn't help. ...Read more

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What are advantages and disadvantages of prenatal diagnosis?

What are advantages and disadvantages of prenatal diagnosis?

It depends.: If a woman is at higher risk for having a child with a birth defect, detecting it in their unborn child can be helpful. Depending on the results, she may need to deliver in a tertiary setting or she may choose to terminate the pregnancy, . ...Read more